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Ardotalia
Ardotalia

Ardotalia (also known as Melandra, or Melandra Castle) is a Roman fort in Gamesley, near Glossop in Derbyshire, England.

Axe Edge Moor
Axe Edge Moor

Axe Edge Moor, High Peak (SK17 0TJ) - local area information, map, walks and more

Bamford Edge
Bamford Edge

Bamford Edge is an overhang of gritstone rock that sticks out north of the village of Bamford, Hope Valley, in the English county of Derbyshire. The first ascent of "Smoked Salmon", which is graded as E8 7b was made by British climber Johnny Dawes.

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Bleaklow
Bleaklow

Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland, just north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass , in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop. Much of it is nearly 2,000 feet (610 m) above sea level and the shallow bowl of Swains Greave on its eastern side is the source of the River Derwent.

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Blue John Cavern
Blue John Cavern

In the UK Blue John, or "Derbyshire Spar", is found only in Blue John Cavern and the nearby Treak Cliff Cavern. It is a type of banded fluorite. The most common explanation for the name is that it derives from the French bleu-jaune, meaning 'blue-yellow', but other derivations have been suggested.

Bottoms Reservoir
Bottoms Reservoir

Bottoms Reservoir, High Peak - local area information, map, walks and more

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery · 10 hrs · We have a series of postcards featuring cartoons by a 'Private Jones' of the Welsh Fusiliers, recorded as being a patient at the Devonshire Hospital, Buxton, during the First World War.

Cave Dale
Cave Dale

Cave Dale is accessed through a narrow rocky opening almost from the centre of Castleton and Peveril Castle is seen high up on the almost vertical western slopes. The Normans chose this site because the steep sides of Cave Dale gave a natural defence and good lookout.

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Chrome Hill
Chrome Hill

In 1997, the writer Jeff Kent discovered that a double sunset could be seen against Chrome Hill from the southern flank of Parkhouse Hill. Two years later, the author discovered that a similar event took place from nearby Glutton Bridge, on the upper valley of the River Dove, which was more easily accessible.

Crook Hill
Crook Hill

Crook Peak to Shute Shelve Hill is a 332.2 hectare (820.9 acre) geological and biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the western end of the Mendip Hills, Somerset. The line of hills runs for approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from west to east and includes: Crook Peak, Compton Hill, Wavering Down, Cross Plain and Shute Shelve Hill.

Derwent Edge
Derwent Edge

This popular Dark Peak hike takes you from Lady Bower Reservoir up steep, wood-lined ravines to emerge on top of the moors. On a clear day expect phenomenal views of the Derwent valley and its unique “gritstone (sandstone) tors”.

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Derwent Reservoir
Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir, High Peak - local area information, map, walks and more

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Devonshire Dome
Devonshire Dome

Devonshire Dome is home to the University of Derby and Buxton & Leek College. It has a restaurant, cafe, spa, salon and is a venue for meetings & weddings.

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Eccles Pike
Eccles Pike

Eccles Pike, High Peak - local area information, map, walks and more

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Errwood Reservoir
Errwood Reservoir

Errwood Reservoir is a drinking-water reservoir in the Peak District National Park, within the county of Derbyshire and very close to the boundary with Cheshire. The reservoir was the second of two reservoirs built in the Goyt Valley, the other one being Fernilee Reservoir.

Fernilee Reservoir
Fernilee Reservoir

Give this beautiful circular walk around Fernilee Reservoir a go, with our crystal-clear illustrated directions

Go Ape Buxton
Go Ape Buxton

WHERE IS GO APE BUXTON? Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Peak District, England's largest National Park. The site is walking distance from the historic spa town itself making it perfect if you are looking to spend the whole day out, you'll also find the two-million-year-old natural limestone cave Poole's Cavern, in Buxton Country Park.

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Great Ridge
Great Ridge

Mam Tor and the Great Ridge. Created Jul 28, 17. Send to Device. By: Mike: Started in: High Peak, England, GB ... High Peak, England, GB: Distance: 8.9 mi: Selected ...

Grindslow Knoll
Grindslow Knoll

Grindslow Knoll is a hill in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England. It is joined to Kinder Scout by a high col though from most angles appears as an independent peak. It is the high point at the western side of Grindsbrook Clough.

High Lea Park
High Lea Park

High Lea hall is used by the High Peak Community Art group and the park is used throughout the year for large community events - One World Festival, Bonfire and fireworks in November.The Park is very close to New Mills bus station and New Mills Central railway station.

Howden Reservoir
Howden Reservoir

The reservoir is bounded at the southern end by Howden Dam; below this, the <a href="/pages/w/106120219418339">River Derwent</a> flows immediately into <a href="/pages/w/250757581602138">Derwent Reservoir</a> and subsequently the <a href="/pages/w/112559495423078">Ladybower Reservoir</a>.

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Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder

Cycling route in High Peak, United Kingdom, created on 12/11/2012 Directions for this ride are available on my route guide:...

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Kinder Scout
Kinder Scout

Tomasz Wierzbowski added a new photo — at Kinder Scout. · June 17 at 11:41am · High Peak, United Kingdom · Sue Lovell added 13 new photos — at Kinder Scout.

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Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve,
Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve,

Kinder Scout designated a national nature reserve ... of Kinder Scout has been made a national nature ... of high land in the Derbyshire Peak District ...

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Ladybower Reservoir
Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir, High Peak Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir, the lowest of three in the Upper Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, England. The River Ashop flows into the reservoir from the west; the River Derwent flo ws south, initially through Howden Reservoir, then Derwent Reservoir, and finally through Ladybower Reservoir.

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Lantern Pike
Lantern Pike

Book Lantern Pike Inn, Little Hayfield on TripAdvisor: See 222 traveller reviews, 34 candid photos, and great deals for Lantern Pike Inn, ranked #1 of 1 B&B / inn in Little Hayfield and rated 4 of 5 at TripAdvisor.

Lose Hill
Lose Hill

Lose Hill lies in the Derbyshire Peak District. It is the south-east corner of the parish of Edale and the end of the Great Ridge that runs from Rushup Edge to the west (over Mam Tor, Hollins Cross and Back Tor).

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Mam Tor
Mam Tor

Mam Tor is a 517 m (1,696 ft) hill near Castleton in the High Peak of Derbyshire, England. Its name means "mother hill", so called because frequent landslips on its eastern face have resulted in a multitude of "mini-hills" beneath it.

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Manor Park
Manor Park

A very popular 60 acre park located in Old Glossop It has formal gardens, woodlands, a newly refurbished playground,skate oark, tennis courts, two bowling greens, crazy golf, miniature train, cafe, open play spaces, a lake and river.

Millennium Walkway
Millennium Walkway

About. The path through the Torrs is part of the Midshires Way and Derbyshire County Council in partnership with New Mills Town Council and High Peak BC and many private organisations built the award-winning spectacular Millennium Walkway

National Trust - Dark Peak
National Trust - Dark Peak

The National Trust's Dark Peak Estate in the Peak ... High Peak moors Vision ... Take a look at how our volunteers help us look after Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak.

New Mills Golf Club
New Mills Golf Club

New Mills Golf Club in Derbyshire: details, stats, scorecard, course layout, tee times, photos and reviews

Parkhouse Hill
Parkhouse Hill

Parkhouse Hill is a small but distinctive hill in the Peak District National Park in the English county of Derbyshire. It lies on the north side of the River Dove, close to the border with Staffordshire.

Peak Cavern
Peak Cavern

The Peak Cavern, also known as the Devil's Arse (so called because of the flatulent-sounding noises from inside the cave when flood water is draining away), is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. Peakshole Water flows through and out of the cave.

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Peak District
Peak District

An area of great diversity, it is split into the Dark Peak to the north, east and west, where most of the moorland is found and the geology is gritstone and on the limestone area, the White Peak. The Peak District National Park became the first national park in the United Kingdom in 1951.

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Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal

The Peak Forest Canal is a narrow (7-foot (2.13 m) gauge) locked artificial waterway in northern England. It is 14.8 miles (23.8 km) long and forms part of the connected English/Welsh inland waterway network.

Pennine Way
Pennine Way

Parts of the Pennines are incorporated into the Peak District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Britain's oldest long-distance footpath, the Pennine Way, runs along most of the Pennine Chain and is 268 miles (429 km) long.

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Peveril Castle
Peveril Castle

Geographic Location: Lat: 53.3417; Long: -1.77614 - GeoTag: GB-DBY Peveril Castle Peveril Castle is a Castle, Towerhouse or Fortification managed as a Tourist or Visitor Attraction by English Heritage and is located in or near Castleton (High Peak), England.

Poole's Cavern
Poole's Cavern

Poole's Cavern or Poole's Hole is a two-million-year-old natural limestone cave on the edge of Buxton in the Peak District, in the county of Derbyshire, England. Pooles Cavern forms part of the Wye system, and has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Rushup Edge
Rushup Edge

Rushup Edge is a ridge in the Derbyshire Peak District of England. The ridge's highest point is Lord's Seat at 550 m, while Mam Tor lies at its eastern end, beyond which the Great Ridge runs. Lord's Seat is a round barrow.

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Sett Valley Trail
Sett Valley Trail

The Sett Valley Trail follows the track of the former railway line that linked Hayfield with Manchester as far as New Mills. There is a Visitor Centre at the former station at Hayfield and a car park.

Shining Tor
Shining Tor

Shining Tor is a hill in the Peak District of England, between the towns of Buxton and Macclesfield, lying on the border between Derbyshire and Cheshire. Its summit is the highest point in modern Cheshire, with Black Hill near Crowden being the historic county top of Cheshire. The word tor means a high rock, and is a loan word from Old Brythonic.

Shutlingsloe
Shutlingsloe

Shutlingsloe is a hill near the village of Wildboarclough, in the east of the county of Cheshire. It stands to the south of Macclesfield Forest, on the edge of the Peak District and within the Peak District National Park.

Speedwell Cavern
Speedwell Cavern

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Speedwell Cavern. A connection was discovered in 1999 between the Speedwell Cavern system and Titan, the largest natural shaft in the UK, which is 141.5 metres (464 ft) high.

St Anne's Well
St Anne's Well

Continue for several miles until the first small parking area on the left marked with the yellow on brown signs. This is the Mink Hollow parking area and is the extreme western end of the Devil's Path. This end gets much less traffic than the other and the trail is more overgrown in places and less well-defined.

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The Pavilion Gardens
The Pavilion Gardens

The Coffee Bar at the Pavilion Gardens boasts coffee to rival anything currently available in the High Peak.

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Torside Reservoir
Torside Reservoir

Torside Reservoir, High Peak - local area information, map, walks and more

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Treak Cliff Cavern
Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern is a show cave near Castleton in Derbyshire, England. It is part of the Castleton Site of Special Scientific Interest and one of only two sites where the ornamental mineral Blue John is still excavated (the other is the nearby Blue John Cavern).

Win Hill
Win Hill

Win Hill, High Peak - local area information, map, walks and more

Woodhead Reservoir
Woodhead Reservoir

Woodhead Reservoir, High Peak - local area information, map, walks and more